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We followed the advice of others on this site & parked across the street at South Coast Plaza.
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The weather was a little cool & windy. I wore a dress & heels. So did my 11 year old daughter. My son & husband wore button-up shirts, ties, and slacks, but no jacket. .
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"From the Top" With Christopher O'Riley: Live Taping
17 ratings
4.7 average rating
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49 events
21 reviews
81 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

My seats were excellent - in the orchestra. I listen to the program on KUSC and seeing/hearing it in person was delightful. In addition to single musicians (all of whom were very good) they had the winning chorus from Flintridge-La Canada high...continued

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48 events
41 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

I looked forward to this event from listening the the radio show on KUSC 91.5 on Sundays at 6PM. The young artists were, as expected, fantastic and made future radio listening even more meaningful. The seats were up in the highest tier, but...continued

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50 events
25 reviews
17 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

AMAZING TALENT... WELL STAGED, LOVED THE INTERVIEWS... CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR IT ON NPR NEXT WEEK!
THANK YOU!

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Michael Jon Bennett, organ 

Age 15 from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, attending pre-college division at Juilliard in New York City, recipient of From the Tops’ Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award 

Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in G Minor BuxWV 163 

La Cañada High School Chamber Singers 

Chosen by vote through KUSC’s Local Vocals competition, La Cañada High School Chamber Singers competed against 23 high school choirs from across Southern California for the opportunity to perform. 

Samuel Barber: “Under the Willow Tree” 

Eric Whitacre: “With a Lily in Your Hand” 

Pacific Symphony flute feature 

Benjamin Smolen, Pacific Symphony Principal Flutist and From the Top Alum 

Ramakrishnan Kumaran, Pacific Symphony Youth Ensemble Flutist 

Christopher O’Riley, piano 

Franz Doppler: Rondo from Andante et Rondo Op. 25 

Anna Boonyanit, piano 

Age 14 from Redwood City, Calif. 

Igor Stravinsky: II. Chez Pétrouchka 

Ila Shon, cello *

  • Age 16 from San Francisco, Calif. Accompanied by Christopher O’Riley, piano. 

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano Op. 19 

Idyllwild Arts Academy Piano Trio (coached by Nelms McKelvain) 

Yu-Ming (Andrew) Ma, violin 

Wei-An (Vian) Hung, cello 

Vuthithorn (In) Chinthammit, piano

Paul Schoenfield: Presto from Café Music